2018 Summary of Diagnostics Among Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening

May 2020

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Data Source: 2018 CDC EHDI Hearing Screening & Follow-up Survey (HSFS)

LFU / LTD: Loss to Follow-up / Loss to Documentation

2018 Summary of Diagnostics Among Infants Not Passing Hearing Screening
State / Territory
(n = 57)
Total Screened Total Not Pass Percent Not Pass No Hearing Loss Percent w.  No Hearing Loss Hearing Loss Percent w. Hearing Loss§ Prevalence per 1,000 screened No Documented Diagnosis: LFU/LTD
Parents/ Family Contacted but Unresponsive Unable to Contact Unknown Overall Number LFU/LTD: Due to Contacted but Unresponsive + Unable to Contact + Unknown Overall Percent LFU/LTD: Due to Contacted but Unresponsive + Unable to Contact + Unknown Percent LFU/LTD††: Due to Unable to Contact and Unknown Percent Unresponsive§§: Due to Parents/ Family Contacted but Unresponsive
Alabama^ 55,362 1,955 3.5 1,608 82.3 105 5.4 1.9 0 5 179 184 9.4 9.4 0.0
Alaska^ 9,652 124 1.3 52 41.9 17 13.7 1.8 32 0 3 35 28.2 2.4 25.8
American Samoa^ 911 10 1.1 0 0.0 2 20.0 2.2 5 1 0 6 60.0 10.0 50.0
Arizona^ 81,130 713 0.9 280 39.3 183 25.7 2.3 94 34 9 137 19.2 6.0 13.2
Arkansas^ 35,092 713 2.0 75 10.5 76 10.7 2.2 24 345 25 394 55.3 51.9 3.4
California^ 446,402 2,861 0.6 1,138 39.8 962 33.6 2.2 68 135 17 220 7.7 5.3 2.4
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands^ 1,257 62 4.9 4 6.5 4 6.5 3.2 0 0 1 1 1.6 1.6 0.0
Connecticut 35,889 449 1.3 332 73.9 86 19.2 2.4 0 0 21 21 4.7 4.7 0.0
Delaware^ 9,819 83 0.8 2 2.4 14 16.9 1.4 16 12 34 62 74.7 55.4 19.3
District of Columbia 13,134 393 3.0 22 5.6 16 4.1 1.2 0 3 347 350 89.1 89.1 0.0
Florida^ 211,696 8,563 4.0 6,940 81.0 259 3.0 1.2 20 935 120 1,075 12.6 12.3 0.2
Georgia^ 123,960 2,207 1.8 505 22.9 206 9.3 1.7 221 98 1,002 1,321 59.9 49.8 10.0
Guam^ 2,807 59 2.1 12 20.3 5 8.5 1.8 5 0 0 5 8.5 0.0 8.5
Hawaii^ 16,753 191 1.1 64 33.5 76 39.8 4.5 17 8 7 32 16.8 7.9 8.9
Idaho^ 20,509 743 3.6 545 73.4 36 4.8 1.8 112 33 1 146 19.7 4.6 15.1
Illinois^ 139,228 1,678 1.2 867 51.7 295 17.6 2.1 84 37 0 121 7.2 2.2 5.0
Indiana^ 77,809 3,161 4.1 2,302 72.8 193 6.1 2.5 256 40 38 334 10.6 2.5 8.1
Iowa^ 37,062 536 1.4 301 56.2 86 16.0 2.3 47 24 0 71 13.2 4.5 8.8
Kansas^ 37,388 560 1.5 383 68.4 66 11.8 1.8 20 5 10 35 6.3 2.7 3.6
Kentucky^ 50,706 916 1.8 559 61.0 50 5.5 1.0 69 7 127 203 22.2 14.6 7.5
Louisiana 58,772 1,129 1.9 678 60.1 64 5.7 1.1 0 0 345 345 30.6 30.6 0.0
Maine^ 11,735 199 1.7 114 57.3 23 11.6 2.0 30 1 0 31 15.6 0.5 15.1
Marshall Islands^ 944 20 2.1 5 25.0 5 25.0 5.3 0 1 0 1 5.0 5.0 0.0
Maryland^ 67,598 946 1.4 635 67.1 66 7.0 1.0 115 33 0 148 15.6 3.5 12.2
Massachusetts^ 69,221 1,382 2.0 1,003 72.6 184 13.3 2.7 13 9 41 63 4.6 3.6 0.9
Michigan^ 107,149 1,204 1.1 349 29.0 154 12.8 1.4 229 310 54 593 49.3 30.2 19.0
Micronesiaµ 1,485 67 4.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 5 0 31 36 53.7 46.3 7.5
Minnesota 65,755 809 1.2 347 42.9 153 18.9 2.3 148 17 1 166 20.5 2.2 18.3
Mississippiα 35,835 1,001 2.8 296 29.6 67 6.7 1.9 415 203 0 618 61.7 20.3 41.5
Missouri 72,650 1,090 1.5 642 58.9 95 8.7 1.3 261 2 0 263 24.1 0.2 23.9
Montana^ 11,273 198 1.8 28 14.1 12 6.1 1.1 130 0 16 146 73.7 8.1 65.7
Nebraska^ 25,746 182 0.7 76 41.8 59 32.4 2.3 16 0 0 16 8.8 0.0 8.8
Nevada^ 34,570 497 1.4 185 37.2 57 11.5 1.6 37 134 61 232 46.7 39.2 7.4
New Hampshire^ 11,706 391 3.3 278 71.1 17 4.3 1.5 45 0 20 65 16.6 5.1 11.5
New Jersey^ 98,126 752 0.8 258 34.3 112 14.9 1.1 0 120 65 185 24.6 24.6 0.0
New Mexico^ 20,943 443 2.1 198 44.7 36 8.1 1.7 87 6 55 148 33.4 13.8 19.6
New York 221,306 2,502 1.1 575 23.0 375 15.0 1.7 0 0 1,333 1,333 53.3 53.3 0.0
North Carolina^ 119,980 843 0.7 242 28.7 226 26.8 1.9 45 152 16 213 25.3 19.9 5.3
North Dakota^ 12,138 295 2.4 53 18.0 23 7.8 1.9 86 71 3 160 54.2 25.1 29.2
Ohio 132,213 4,380 3.3 2,872 65.6 278 6.3 2.1 791 99 33 923 21.1 3.0 18.1
Oklahoma^ᵝ 47,741 687 1.4 0 0.0 71 10.3 1.5 40 274 15 329 47.9 42.1 5.8
Oregon^ 42,052 1,200 2.9 944 78.7 103 8.6 2.4 51 12 12 75 6.3 2.0 4.3
Palau 253 0 0.0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0.0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
Pennsylvania^ 131,874 1,109 0.8 669 60.3 193 17.4 1.5 107 71 0 178 16.1 6.4 9.6
Puerto Rico^ 21,118 666 3.2 357 53.6 22 3.3 1.0 134 61 67 262 39.3 19.2 20.1
Rhode Island^ 10,985 309 2.8 172 55.7 43 13.9 3.9 53 2 2 57 18.4 1.3 17.2
South Carolina 51,834 721 1.4 247 34.3 101 14.0 1.9 150 24 181 355 49.2 28.4 20.8
South Dakota 12,123 245 2.0 43 17.6 15 6.1 1.2 4 1 143 148 60.4 58.8 1.6
Tennessee^ 85,652 2,302 2.7 1,300 56.5 122 5.3 1.4 647 20 0 667 29.0 0.9 28.1
Texas^ 371,789 4,429 1.2 1,441 32.5 450 10.2 1.2 23 41 2,033 2,097 47.3 46.8 0.5
Utah^ 47,769 559 1.2 392 70.1 87 15.6 1.8 31 12 0 43 7.7 2.1 5.5
Vermont^ 5,267 23 0.4 13 56.5 10 43.5 1.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Virginia^ 97,217 1,488 1.5 784 52.7 145 9.7 1.5 206 72 33 311 20.9 7.1 13.8
Washington^ 83,364 1,029 1.2 453 44.0 174 16.9 2.1 158 102 0 260 25.3 9.9 15.4
West Virginia^ 18,239 490 2.7 232 47.3 14 2.9 0.8 6 202 23 231 47.1 45.9 1.2
Wisconsin^ 62,887 658 1.0 315 47.9 122 18.5 1.9 76 54 0 130 19.8 8.2 11.6
Wyoming^ 5,901 36 0.6 15 41.7 17 47.2 2.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 3,681,776 60,258 1.6 32,202 53.4 6,432 10.7 1.7 5,229 3,828 6,524 15,581 25.9 17.2 8.7

Prevalence per 1,000 screened: (# Hearing Loss / # Total Screened) * 1,000

Overall Percent LFU / LTD: ((# Contacted but Unresponsive + # Unable to Contact + # Unknown) / # Total Not Pass) * 100

††Percent LFU / LTD: ((# Unable to Contact + # Unknown) / # Total Not Pass) * 100

§§Percent Unresponsive: (# Contacted but Unresponsive / # Total Not Pass) * 100

^Jurisdiction reported using revised “Parents/Family Contacted but Unresponsive” definition. Refer to 2018 Hearing Screening and Follow-up Survey Explanations document pages 6-7 for both “old” and “revised” Unresponsive definitions.

There are infants diagnosed with no hearing loss. However they are not captured in the HSFS under the Diagnostic Data section.

μAll 67 infants did receive a diagnostic evaluation, however audiologist did not report diagnostic results for those infants to the EHDI program.

αData reported may be incomplete.

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